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Alberta PNP


Alberta PNP – Provincial Nominee Program is one of Canada’s most economically and socially dynamic provinces. Located in Western Canada, the province has a rapidly growing economy, based in large part on its vast natural resources. Home to two of Canada’s largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta is the most populous of the country’s three “prairie provinces” It is also renowned as one of the most beautiful parts of North America, with famous national parks such as Banff and Jasper. You can connect with our immigration consultant in Edmonton.

The AINP is Alberta’s Provincial Nominee Program. Through this program, prospective immigrants with the skills and experience targeted by the province may receive an Alberta Provincial Nomination Certificate, which will speeds up the overall immigration process.

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The AINP consists of three main immigration streams:


Strategic Recruitment Stream:

This stream allows individuals to apply to the AINP without employer support. It consists of four categories:

  1. Compulsory and Optional Trades Category 
    Tradespersons who hold either an Alberta Qualification Certificate or a Recognized Trade Certificate may be eligible for this program. Individuals must be residing in Alberta on a valid work permit at the time of application.
  2. Engineering Occupations Category
    This category was designed for engineers, designers and drafters with Alberta work experience. Applicants must work in one of 12 designated occupations (link?).
  3. Post Graduate Worker Category
    Individuals who have graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution in Alberta, and who are currently working in Alberta in an eligible occupation on a Post-Graduation Work Permit, may be eligible for this program.
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Self-Employed Farmer Stream:

This stream offers permanent residence to individuals with the farming experience and personal funds to purchase and develop a farm in Alberta. Successful applicants are farm owner/operators who plan to live in Canada in order to purchase and manage their farming business.

Use our free service to find out whether you could qualify for this visa. Fill out the assessment form. Make sure that all information provided is authentic in order to make a proper assessment.

Employer-Driven Stream:

This stream allows employers to nominate workers to the AINP for immigration. In this way, applicants have the comfort of knowing that their job prospects are bright after becoming Permanent Residents, and employers can more easily retain the workers they need.Before we jump on to understand the categories, in case you need assistance from immigration consultant in Alberta, connect with our professionals.

This stream consists of three sub-categories:

  1. Skilled Worker Category 
    For individuals with permanent, full-time job offer in an eligible skilled occupation. Individuals are not required to be working in Alberta at the time of application.
  2. International Graduate Category 
    For individuals who have graduated from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada, hold a valid Post-Graduation Work Permit, and have received a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer.
  3. Semi-Skilled Worker Category 
    For temporary foreign workers who have received a permanent, full-time job offer from an Alberta employer in an eligible semi-skilled occupation.

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